Punjab govt to offer interest free loans to special persons

SocialPunjab govt to offer interest free loans to special persons

MULTAN, Pakistan: Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana said on Tuesday the government was evolving a plan to provide interest free loans to special persons with an objective to empower them economically and make them useful citizens of the country.

Talking to special persons at local circuit house, he said that Rs 2 billion had been earmarked for financial assistance of the special persons and khidmat cards had been issued for this purpose.

In Multan, over 6,000 special persons would get financial benefit in line with khidmat cards scheme, he said and added that their job quota had also been increased.

He also lauded the efforts of Society for Special Persons (SSP) for the cause of special persons. He said Pakistan was 6th biggest country of the world.

The progress of any country is linked to its courageous people, he said. Often, parents tried to conceal disability of their kids but there was a need to empower them economically and putting their energies into action for more progress of the country, he added.

Source: APP

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